[MUD-Dev] Re: PDMud thread summary

Jo Dillon emily at thelonious.new.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 26 16:17:24 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


Nope. Constant variables would be an oxymoron ;) A static variable
is simply a variable whose value is shared between instances of a class
(in C++ speak anyway). It's like a global variable but it's in the class's
scope, which helps with name hiding.

Holly Sommer (hsommer at micro.ti.com) spake thusly:
> On Mon, 26 Oct 1998, Adam J. Thornton wrote:
> 
> > Static variables 
> 
> Wait... static variables? Isn't that an oxymoron?
> 
> -Holly, feeling the breeze from this whole thread
> 
> -- 
> MUD-Dev: Advancing an unrealised future.

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	Jo

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